| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Best Picture: “Black Swan,” “The Fighter,” “Inception,” “The Kids Are All Right,” “The King’s Speech,” “127 Hours,” “The Social Network,” “Toy Story 3,”...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 12:55 PM
They say that in Hollywood, it's all about who you know.
In this case, knowing who to pick for The Herald-Mail's eighth Oscar Picks Contest could make you $50 richer.
The Herald-Mail's Oscar contest is back. James Franco and Anne Hathaway will co-host...
| Feb 27, 2011
"True Grit," "The Fighter," "Black Swan" and "The King's Speech" are a few of the many head-spinning, stomach-turning, heart-wrenching movies that impacted audiences locally and across the globe. On Feb. 27, the most worthy of films from 2010 will be...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 11:44 AM
Editor’s note: The 83rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards presentation will begin at 8 p.m. EDT Sunday. The hosts are Anne Hathaway and James Franco.
Advocate Film Critic Bruce Caudill and Contributing Writer Charlie Cox are...
| Feb 26, 2011
| 5:20 PM
"Hooray for Holly."
Come on, everybody, "Hooray for Hollywood, that screwy bally-hooey Hollywood, where any office boy or young mechanic, can be a panic."
No, wait, stop, please. That was awful.
We try that every year and it never gets any better....
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:44 PM
FX has picked up the thriller "American Horror Story," and if the cast and creative team behind the drama is any indication, the network has another hit in the works.
"Glee" co-creators/executive producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, who worked on...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Are penises and clitoral stimulation really part of God’s plan? Should women avoid preaching so as not to seem like they’re teaching men? Corinne (Vera Farmiga) considers these and other questions as her commitment to...
| Oct 24, 2011
When she returned to school at NYU over the summer, nothing was different for “Martha Marcy May Marlene” star Elizabeth Olsen. Well, one thing was different.
“There was one time when I had to miss class because I had to go to a...
| Oct 27, 2011
***1/2 (out of four)
Talk about two very different lives. Now Martha’s (Elizabeth Olsen) at a cozy Connecticut lake house with her sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson) and brother-in-law Ted (Hugh Dancy) with no responsibility and a tendency toward anti-...
| Apr 29, 2011
In Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner hears a voice that says “If you build it, they will come.”
He then ruins his cornfield crops to build a baseball field. This doesn’t make his wife happy, or the bank. They were on the verge of taking...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:10 PM
The Short Short Story Film Festival
Nov. 5-6. Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum, 600 Main St., Hartford. (860) 278-2670, thewadsworth.org.
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Opens Nov. 4. Palace/Cinema City, Hartford; Criterion, New Haven; Bethel Cinemas; Fairfield...